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The latest news, reviews, and game guides for the Nintendo Switch, all in one place. Digital Trends offers in-depth coverage of everything Nintendo, with a focus on the company’s flagship console — the Switch. Whether you’re looking for the latest Legend of Zelda game or Joy-Con tips, we’ve got you covered.

Mario, Link, Isabelle, and a Squid Kid race down the track in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for the Nintendo Switch.

How to play Mario Kart 8 online with friends

Whether you want to host a Mario Kart 8 lobby for your friend group or join a game hosted by a friend, this is how to get the group together and racing.
Pokemon runing in a neon city in Pokémon Legends: Z-A.

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Link standing next to Sundelions in Tears of the Kingdom.

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Pokémon on Nintendo Switch OLED.

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How to get Wings of Icarus in Fortnite

Fortnite has added the ability for you to equip some very famous wings that let you soar through the sky and divebomb your foes. Here's what you need to know.
Original Switch next to Switch OLED.

Best Nintendo Switch deals: consoles, games, and accessories

Grab some savings on Nintendo Switch consoles and some of the best Nintendo Switch games and accessories with these deals, but hurry as they will expire soon.
Snufkin fishes off a dock in Snufkin: Melody of Moominvalley.

Snufkin: Melody of Moominvalley is a light, but endearing enough kid’s game

Looking for a new game to play with your kids? Snufkin: Melody of Moominvalley offers some light storybook charm for families.
Lumiose City in Pokémon Z-A

Pokémon Legends: Z-A: release date window, trailer, gameplay, and more

Are you ready to catch 'em all yet again in Pokémon Legends: Z-A? This will be the next big entry in the series, so let's talk all about what we know so far.
Princess Peach figure skates in Princess Peach: Showtime!

All upcoming Switch games: 2024, and beyond

The Nintendo Switch is home to a superb library of games, and more are on the way. In this roundup, we'll dive into the best upcoming Switch games.
Two players play Nintendo Switch.

How to use Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons on PC

If you prefer the comfort of a controller or want to take a break from the mouse and keyboard, here's how you can use your Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons on a PC.
An Inkling shoots an enemy spawner in Splatoon 3 Side Order.

Splatoon 3’s Side Order DLC shows that the series can do it all

With its great new Side Order DLC, Splatoon 3 shows why the inky shooter is Nintendo's most valuable series.
Lumiose City in Pokémon Z-A

Pokémon Legends: Z-A brings the series back to Kalos next year

The Pokémon series is returning to Kalos with Pokémon Legends: Z-A, which launches for Nintendo Switch in 2025.
A trainer stands in front of two Alolan Exeggutors in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet: The Indigo Disk.

Everything announced at February’s Pokémon Presents stream

From a new mobile card game to a shocking Pokémon X/Y follow-up, here's every bit of news from today's Pokémon Presents stream.
Princess Peach.

Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers: how they work and eligible games

Save some cash with these vouchers. If you never got the chance to use them before, here's everything you need to know about Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers.

How to connect your Nintendo Switch to a TV

The Nintendo Switch is amazing to play both on the go or from home, making it a versatile system. Here is how to hook up your Nintendo Switch to the TV safely.
Person holding Nintendo Switch, looking at the home screen.

Everything you need to know about Nintendo Switch Online

While Nintendo Switch Online doesn't exactly match its competitors, it does have enticing benefits. Here's what you should know about the subscription service.
Enemies in Sea of Thieves

Sea of Thieves confirmed for PS5 as Xbox details multiplatform rollout

Microsoft has confirmed that Sea of Thieves will come to PS5 in April, and outlined when Pentiment, Grounded, and Hi-Fi Rush will also go multiplatform.
Clause standing b y a bench in Mother 3.

Mother 3 is finally on Nintendo Switch … but only in Japan

Mother 3 is finally getting a Nintendo Switch Online port, however it will only be available in Japan.
A scuba diver swims beside a giant whale in Endless Ocean Luminous.

Nintendo fans can dive into Endless Ocean Luminous this spring

Endless Ocean Luminous is the latest entry in the deep-sea-diving franchise and it is coming to Nintendo Switch on March 2, 2024.
A bonfire rages on during a Tassing celebration in Pentiment.

Everything announced at February’s Nintendo Direct Partner Showcase

From Xbox games on Switch to a new Endless Ocean game, here's everything we saw at today's Nintendo Partner Showcase.
Characters in Grounded game.

Grounded and Pentiment are the first Xbox games to come to Nintendo Switch

During today's Nintendo Direct: Partner Showcase, Microsoft confirmed that Grounded and Pentiment are coming to the Nintendo Switch soon.
Princess Peach figure skates in Princess Peach: Showtime!

Princess Peach: Showtime! gives an icon the spotlight she deserves

We've played an hour of Princess Peach: Showtime! and have a much better sense of how the leading lady's unique solo adventure works.
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How to gameshare on a Nintendo Switch

Gamesharing on Nintendo Switch is possible, and in this robust guide, we'll show you exactly how it works.
Two squads of heroes clash in an Overwatch 2 trailer.

All cross-platform games (PS5, Xbox Series X, PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC)

A lot of games support cross-platform play now, but it's hard finding all of them in one spot. We did the digging to make a list of all cross-platform games.

How to connect a Nintendo Switch Pro controller to a PC

Nintendo's Switch controllers -- the Joy-Cons and the Pro Controller -- use Bluetooth, which makes them compatible with your PC. Here's how to start using them.
Donkey Kong stares at a mini Mario in Mario vs. Donkey Kong.

Mario vs. Donkey Kong review: the Nintendo Switch enters its filler era

Mario vs. Donkey Kong is fine filler for what might be the Nintendo Switch's final year.

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